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Norwich pupils wowed by Lamborghini at day focusing on aspirations

PUBLISHED: 15:57 24 April 2018 | UPDATED: 11:12 25 April 2018

Pupils at Mile Cross Primary School get the chance to have a close look around a Lamborghini. LPicture: DENISE BRADLEY

Pupils at Mile Cross Primary School get the chance to have a close look around a Lamborghini. LPicture: DENISE BRADLEY

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Sitting in the middle of the playground, the newest addition at a Norwich primary certainly made an impression.

Pupils at Mile Cross Primary School get the chance to have a close look around a Lamborghini, with Ellie Smith in the driving seat, and passenger, Gari Ewing. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYPupils at Mile Cross Primary School get the chance to have a close look around a Lamborghini, with Ellie Smith in the driving seat, and passenger, Gari Ewing. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Youngsters at Mile Cross Primary School enjoyed a business masterclass on Tuesday - before getting behind the wheel of a top of the range Lamborghini.

The visit from Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Aviva came as part of its ongoing work with local businesses, in a bid to raise aspirations and inspire youngsters to explore future career options.

Pupils spoke to firms about their work and what their roles involve, before they were given a chance to look around the sleek black sports car.

And it certainly won them over - one pupil called it “amazing” and said driving it would be “like a rollercoaster”.

Last November, in an Ofsted report which rated it as outstanding across the board, the school’s work to raise aspirations for pupils was highlighted as a strength.


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